Dokkiri! Japanese Indies Music 1976 - 1989: A History and Guide

Kato David Hopkins


Public Bath Press, 2015. Paperback, 298pp., 6 x 8.5 inches


Dokkiri! tells the history of a remarkable complex of musical subcultures that developed in Japan from the mid-1970s. Starting with a discussion of the earliest rumblings of punk and new wave, all types of independently produced music are covered in more detail than has ever appeared in English before. Punk, art music, noise, hardcore, psychedelic, dance music and more.